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  • Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon

    Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon
    Pete Seeger's death at 94 leaves a huge hole in America's moral conscience. The folk singer was a fixture in music, politics and American life for the latter half of the 20th century, and he continued performing and speaking in public -- including at...
  • Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ★★&#9733 1/2
    "Inside Llewyn Davis" takes place in winter 1961, just before Bob Dylan makes the scene. The scene is the Greenwich Village folk music universe, a few finite blocks of an island that, in the hands of cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, looks and feels like a...
  • Oscar Isaac's singing experience helps him go 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    Oscar Isaac's singing experience helps him go 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    The Coen brothers' new film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," covers one drain-circling week in the life of a marginally successful folk singer in 1961 New York City, inspired in part by the memoir of folk personality Dave Van Ronk. But to be clear, Llewyn...
  • Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards

    Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards
    Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Luke Bryan Miranda...
  • Bob Dylan plugs Detroit in Chrysler Super Bowl ad

    Chrysler solidified its Super Bowl tradition of enlisting entertainment heavyweights to testify to the legacy of Detroit automobile-making with Sunday’s two-minute ad featuring Bob Dylan. At the outset, Dylan aficionados might reasonably suspect...
  • Watch: Pharrell stretches out in 24-hour music video for 'Happy'

    Watch: Pharrell stretches out in 24-hour music video for 'Happy'
    Big week for music videos, right? Katy Perry, Arcade Fire, Bob Dylan -- all have released talked-about clips over the last few days, and that's not even getting to the mind-blower that is Kanye West's "Bound 2," in which the rapper pretend-rides a...
  • Stratocaster turns 60 but for its musician fans, it never gets old

    Stratocaster turns 60 but for its musician fans, it never gets old
    Rock guitar hero Jeff Beck remembers falling in love for the first time. "I'd only ever seen Spanish-style or jazz guitars, and then I saw a Stratocaster," said Beck, 69, of his schoolboy crush. "I was fascinated by the shape, the double cutaways; it...
  • Weekend preview: Holiday shopping in black and white

    Weekend preview: Holiday shopping in black and white
    The themes of Black Friday and the Snow Owl Market, its symbol the cotton-white visage of the referenced bird, could not be more stark. Black Friday, of course, is a military strike executed by jackbooted thugs high on the smell of coupons and the...
  • For Mike Stoller, 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' has come home

     For Mike Stoller, 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' has come home
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. As a rule, composers of musicals are happy about any productions anywhere of their work. But Mike Stoller, the surviving half of the fabled songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, is particularly...
  • Watch: New U2 video for 'Ordinary Love' from Mandela biopic

    Watch: New U2 video for 'Ordinary Love' from Mandela biopic
    U2 has just released its first new song in four years, “Ordinary Love,” which premiered on the group's Facebook page. The track was composed and recorded for the soundtrack of “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” the  biopic about...
  • Bonnie Raitt: What goes around comes around

    Bonnie Raitt: What goes around comes around
    Since releasing her debut album in 1971, guitarist Bonnie Raitt has played on the back roads of popular music at an historic, but lightly traveled intersection of Deep South blues and rock ‘n’ roll that allowed her plenty of space to be...
  • Dolly Parton talks 'Blue Smoke' album, tour, Imagination Library

    Dolly Parton talks 'Blue Smoke' album, tour, Imagination Library
    Dolly Parton was a fireball of energy when she called for a quick 10-minute chat about her forthcoming album, “Blue Smoke,” and the companion tour that takes her to Australia in February and then across Europe next summer, with some U.S. dates...